Member of the Jury 2012-2013
(born 1971) is a professor at the University of Bern Institute for Theatre Studies. She was a Research Assistant in the German Literature seminar at the University of Basel from 1996 to 2007. She was awarded her doctorate in 2001 and her postdoctoral lecture qualification in 2008. During this period, she worked as a dance journalist for Neue Zürcher Zeitung and various international dance magazines. Christina Thurner is also a member of several commissions and committees for dance and the performing arts, for example at the University of Bern, the Institute for the Performing Arts and Film at the Zurich University of the Arts and the Swiss Dance Collection.